Standing Yoga Postures

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Yoga Posture trikonasana
Trikonasana

This yoga posture called Triangle pose stretches the hamstrings and side of the body. The shoulders and arms are toned.

yoga position warrior 1
Virabhadrasana 1
Warrior 1 pose strengthens the quadriceps and increases there endurance.

yoga position half moon
Ardha Chandrasana
Half Moon pose ones the lower back and stretches the groin and hamstring muscles.

Yoga Posture Warrior 2
Virabhadrasana 3
Warrior 3 pose strengthens the legs and increases there endurance. The inner leg muscles on the straight leg are also stretched.

Anjaneyasana lunge pose
Anjaneyasana
The deep Lunge pose stretches the knee and the quadriceps. The shoulders are also stretched.

chair pose utkatasana
Utkatasana
Chair Pose


Lunge Pose
Adho Anjaneyasana

Yoga Posture Tree pose
Vrksasana Stretches the groin muscles and shoulders. Strengthens the legs and improves balance.  

warrior pose
Urdhva Virabhadrasana II
Upward Warrior 2

Anjaneyasana lunge pose
Parivrtta Anjaneyasana
The deep Lunge pose stretches the knee and the quadriceps. The shoulders are also stretched  

anjaneyasana-lunge-pose
Anjaneyasana 2
A nice version of the Lunge Pose which is more balanced on the hips!

fish pose matsyasana
Misc

Yoga Posture revolved side angle
Parivrtta Trikonasana
Stretches the muscles in the spine, increasing there ability to rotate. Strengthens the arms and shoulders. Increases the flexibility of the hamstrings and lower back muscles.  

 

Yoga Posture Warrior 2
Virabhadrasana 2 Warrior 2 Pose strengthens the quadriceps and increases there endurance. The inner leg muscles are also stretched.  

Parsvottanasana asana
Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana The Reverse Half Moon pose will strengthen both legs and the lower back muscles on one side. The gluteus muscles on the side of the raised leg will become stronger.

Parsvottanasana asana
Parivrtta Konasana
The Reverse Extended Side Angle. One or the standing twist variations.  


Parsvottanasana Translation: Intense Side Stretch Pose

asana utanasana
Uttanasana Uttanasana is a standing forward bend that stretches the lower back and the hamstrings.

asana extended side angle
Parsvakonasana Extended Side Angle Pose stretches the muscles along the side of the body. Tones the quadriceps and shoulders.